Born in Katanning, Western Australia, on 11 June 1936, died in White Gum Valley, Western Australia, on 24 July 1988.
A plant ecologist and collector, particularly active in the Albany-Esperance area, southern wheatbelt, goldfields and the Pilbara of Western Australia. His main herbarium of about 12 000 specimens is in PERTH, with other collections in the regional herbaria at Albany and Karratha, Western Australia.
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed., ABRS. [consult for source references]